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pastry chef


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB
T2A6V3

Salary

$19.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • Baking and pastry arts/baker/pastry chef
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Between 45 and 60 kg (100-132 lbs)
  • Bakery

Ranks of chefs

  • Pastry chef

Tasks

  • Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory
  • Analyze operating costs and other data
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and new equipment to cooking staff
  • Create new recipes
  • Instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Prepare and cook complete meals and specialty foods for events such as banquets
  • Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions
  • Prepare and cook meals or specialty foods
  • Requisition food and kitchen supplies
  • Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
  • Consult with clients regarding weddings, banquets and specialty functions
  • Estimate food requirements and food and labour costs
  • Plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards
  • Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food
  • Leading/instructing individuals

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Safe Food Handling certificate

Cuisine specialties

  • International

Food specialties

  • Bakery goods and desserts

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Pension plan

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